hymen reconstruction

hymen reconstruction

A surgical procedure often forced on women who are the victims of a male-dominated culture which insists on proof of virginity-such as the display of a bloody bed sheet at the time of marriage. The procedure has been criticised on various grounds one of which is that it involves the collusion of the surgeon concerned in a deceitful act.
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He added that in addition to abortions, makeshift clinics were also performing hymen reconstruction surgeries to remove evidence of the procedure.
Lily visits a plastic surgeon who tells her that hymen reconstruction is a painless surgery that can successfully fool any premarital examination.
Controversy erupted recently regarding Gomaa's religious opinions, including his approval of hymen reconstruction operations and his statements on informal marriage, saying that it doesn't contradict Islamic doctrines.
As a culture of unbounded sexual license for women surrendered to one of greater constraints, the sex ed and restroom copulation and hymen reconstruction faded from the scene in Berlin and Amsterdam and Yorkshire.
By examining the treatment of the hymen question and hymen reconstruction surgeries in Jordanian media, as well as examining reactions and responses by readers in article comments, this essay highlights the power that media continues to have on framing and shaping debates relating to women's sexuality.
Sd was referring to hymen reconstruction surgery, or hymenoplasty, an operation that restores the hymen, the membrane that carries so much baggage as a symbol of virginity.
after vaginal delivery or for increased pleasure for men), vaginal rejuvenation, hymen reconstruction, hymen repair (for restoration of virginity), (3,4) clitoral lift, clitoral hood reduction, clitoral repositioning, breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast lifting, liposuction, and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck).
TWO Bahraini doctors have been jailed for 12 months each for carrying out abortion and hymen reconstruction surgeries without a licence.
I broaden the scope of my investigation to include texts on fake hymens, hymen reconstruction surgeries, honour crimes, and virginity tests.
Side by side with ads for expensive handbags and luxury cars are fashion spreads featuring professional models in Muslim headscarves - and articles on topics like virginity and hymen reconstruction.
Side by side with ads for expensive handbags and luxury cars are fashion spreads featuring professional models in Muslim headscarves -- and articles on topics like virginity and hymen reconstruction.
Given the value placed on female virginity in Guatemala before marriage, women are opting for surgical "hymen reconstruction" in order to ensure that they are perceived as virgins.